Civil Engineering - Building Construction


"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
- Albert Einstein

In case of Raymond pile

A. lengths vary from 6 m to 12 m
B. diameter of top of piles varies from 40 cm to 60 cm
C. diameter of pile at bottom varies from 20 cm to 28 cm
D. thickness of outer shell depends upon pile diameter
E. all the above.


Queen closer may be placed

A. in header course
B. in stretcher course
C. in header course next to first brick
D. in stretcher course next to first brick
E. in any position.


Dado is usually provided in

A. dinning halls
B. bath rooms
C. living rooms
D. verandah
E. roofs.


The foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings, is known as

A. strip footing
B. strap footing
C. combined footing
D. raft footing
E. none of these.


The foundations are placed below ground level, to increase

A. strength
B. workability
C. stability of structure
D. all the above.

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